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President Moon agrees to boost practical cooperation with Bulgaria

President Moon Jae-in (right) on Sept. 27 hosts a bilateral summit with Bulgarian Prime Minister Boyko Borissov (third from bottom left) at Cheong Wa...

‘Gandhi’s teachings serve as compass for peace on Korean Peninsula’

President Moon Jae-in on Sept. 24 gives a speech at an event commemorating the 150th anniversary of the birth of Mahatma Gandhi (1869-1948) at...

President Moon proposes turning DMZ into int’l peace zone

President Moon Jae-in on Sept. 24 gives a keynote speech at the 74th United Nations General Assembly in New York. (Cheong Wa Dae's Facebook...

[ASEAN now ①] Laos powering SE Asia with region’s fastest growth

With the inaugural Korea-Mekong Summit between Korea and the five countries along the Mekong River – Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar, Thailand and Vietnam -- and...

President Moon, Trump reaffirm ‘ironclad alliance’ in NY summit

President Moon Jae-in (left) and U.S. President Donald Trump on Sept. 23 shake hands during their bilateral summit at the InterContinental New York Barclay...

Briefing held for ASEAN roundtable, exhibition slated for November

Minister of the Interior and Safety Chin Young (right) on Sept. 24 speaks to ambassadors of member states of the Association of Southeast Asian...

Korea named ‘partner country’ by global tourism event in Spain

FITUR, or the International Tourism Festival to be hosted by Spain from Jan. 22-26 next year, will feature Korea as a partner country during...

Int’l symposium in Seoul explores modern art’s future

Korean Culture and Information Service Director Kim Tae-hoon on Sept. 20 gives a speech at the opening ceremony of the international symposium 2019 Korea...

Seoul event marks 1st anniversary of inter-Korean summit in Pyeongyang

At an event in Seoul to mark the first anniversary of the inter-Korean summit in Pyeongyang last year, Minister of Unification Kim Yeon-chul (left)...

Vice science minister calls leaked Fukushima water ‘global issue’

Vice Minister of Science and ICT Moon Mi-Ock on Sept. 16 gives a keynote speech at the International Atomic Energy Agency's 63rd general meeting...

New fall walking tour to feature Sarangchae exhibition hall

This is an exhibition at Cheong Wa Dae Sarangchae, the quasi-museum of the presidential office of Cheong Wa Dae. The Korea Tourism Organization announced...

Peace concert at DMZ features traditional music giants, cellist Ma

Globally renowned Chinese American cellist Yo-Yo Ma (center), samulnori pioneer Kim Duk-soo (fifth on stage from the right) and leading pansori vocalist Ahn Sook-sun on Sept. 9 perform...

Korea-Japan trade spat worsening global economic uncertainty: Krugman

Minister of Finance and Economy Minister Hong Nam-ki (right) on Sept. 9 shakes hands with Nobel laureate economist Paul Krugman at a conference in...

8th Seoul Defense Dialogue forum opens for 3-day run

At the opening ceremony of the Seoul Defense Dialogue 2019 on Sept. 5, Defense Minister Jeong Kyeong-doo, U.S. Forces Korea Commander Robert B. Abrams...

Celebratory event marks 12th annual Taekwondo Day

A celebratory event to mark the 12th annual Taekwondo Day is held on Sept. 4 at Taekwondowon, a taekwondo venue and park in Muju-gun...

Restaurateur in Laos runs lone crusade to protect sovereignty over Dokdo

Youn Jae Wouk owns four Korean restaurants in Vientiane, the capital of Laos. He is pictured here standing in front of one his restaurants...

Thailand’s interest in Korean-language education grows

First lady Kim Jung-sook (center in the second row) and Naraporn Chan-o-cha (left in the second row), the wife of Thai Prime Minister Prayut...

Aug. 15: The day Korea found light again

By Kim Minji, Kim Hyelin and Lee Jihae  Seoul, Cheonan | Aug 15, 2019   A celebratory ceremony marking the 74th National Liberation Day on Aug. 15 is held at the...

President Moon announces goal of “reunified Korean Peninsula by 2045”

President Moon Jae-in on Aug. 15 gives a celebratory speech in a ceremony marking the 74th National Liberation Day at the Independence Hall of...

President Moon pledges to make Korea ‘responsible economic powerhouse’

President Moon Jae-in on Aug 15 gives a speech to commemorate the 74th National Liberation Day at the Independence Hall of Korea in Cheonan,...